On Friday, gold became cheaper by Rs 342 to Rs 45,599 per 10 grams. While silver came down by Rs 2,007 to Rs 67,419 per kg. On Thursday, gold had closed at Rs 45,941 per 10 grams. While silver had closed at Rs 69,426 per kg in previous trade. HDFC Securities senior analyst (commodities) Tapan Patel said spot prices for 24-carat gold in Delhi fell to Rs 342 on the third day, despite a sharp fall in the rupee, gold sold in the global market. In the international market, gold was trading at $1,760 an ounce, while silver was at $26.78 an ounce.